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Beekeeping in the United States.

United States. Agricultural Research Service.

Beekeeping in the United States.

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Published by For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Bee culture -- United States.,
    • Honeybee -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      SeriesUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Agriculture handbook ;, no. 335, Agriculture handbook (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ;, no. 335.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSF523 .U55 1971
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 147 p.
      Number of Pages147
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4855173M
      LC Control Number75612441


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